John joined BFS in August 2005 after over 25 years working for HSBC Bank. At the time he left to join BFS, John was a Premier Relationship manager working with a portfolio of commercial and personal customers.
Following several years working on the BFS core lending product John is currently BFS’ Senior Start Up Loans Manager. His main duties include responsibility for overseeing judgemental lending proposals ranging from £500 to £25,000 from budding new entrepreneurs under the Start Up Loans Scheme. Additionally John’s role includes maintaining and developing new relationships with Start Up Loans Delivery Partners in the North West and nationwide. Understanding the issues and risks that new entrepreneurs face combined with enthusiasm and empathy are key traits in his role.
In his spare time John enjoys being a member of his local pub quiz team and enjoys many sports.